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Author Chat with Elana K. Arnold (Damsel) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Elana K. Arnold , author of  Damsel .     Read on for more about Elana and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Elana K. Arnold !       Elana K. Arnold grew up in Southern California, where she was lucky enough to...
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Vicky
The cover is GORGEOUS and the synopsis sounds so so amazing and fierce, I can't wait!
Thursday, 27 September 2018 15:18
necole
Finally a fairy tale retelling type book with a modern twist I am looking forward to reading. What threats are around her? What is... Read More
Friday, 28 September 2018 07:04
Kara S
The cover is eye-catching, and this books sounds fascinating -- a pageturner with some real depth...Thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 29 September 2018 03:47
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Spotlight on Love For Two Lifetimes by Martina Boone, Plus Excerpt, Author Chat, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Love For Two Lifetimes  by Martina Boone.  Read on for more about Martina and her book, plus an excerpt, interview, & giveaway!    Meet Martina Boone!     Martina Boone is the award-winning author of the romantic southern gothic Heirs of Watson Island series, starting with COMPULSION...
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Kara S
While I really dislike the cover, I find the synopsis -- particularly the fact of the protagonist investigating matters of family ... Read More
Saturday, 29 September 2018 03:39
Candice Gigous
The cover has nice colors and I like the title font, but the illustrated hands look strange. The synopsis is very dramatic and mak... Read More
Monday, 01 October 2018 09:19
Renee Moore
Sounds like a great read! Love the title name, and cover.
Friday, 05 October 2018 22:52
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Author Chat with Hester Fox (The Witch of Willow Hall), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Hester Fox , author of  The Witch of Willow Hall .     Read on for more about Hester and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Hester Fox !        Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left...
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Kara S
The cover is evocative in a way I find enticing, and I love historical fiction...Plus, I am very interested in the history of witc... Read More
Thursday, 27 September 2018 03:00
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and has that sepia tone historical look. The synopsis has me wanting more. Sounds like an exciting read.... Read More
Monday, 01 October 2018 09:38
Julie
I like the bronzey color of the cover, and the story sounds very creepy!
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 19:36
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Spotlight on Mascot by Antony John, Plus Excerpt, Interview, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Mascot  by Antony John.  Read on for more about Antony and his book, plus an excerpt, interview, & giveaway!      Meet Antony John!     Antony John is the author of several novels, including  Five Flavors of Dumb  and the fantasy trilogy Elemental. A native...
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Renee Moore
Love the cover!
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:53
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:55
Debra Branigan
The variety of items of the cover add interest and make it somewhat enticing, allowing a YA reader to consider what they might hav... Read More
Sunday, 23 September 2018 19:04
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Author Chat with Ibi Zoboi (Pride), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ibi Zobi , author of  Pride .     Read on for more about Ibi and her book, plus a giveaway!     Meet Ibi Zoboi !        Ibi Zoboi was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and immigrated to the U.S. when she was...
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Kara S
The cover design is uniquely appealing, and the synopsis convinces me this is a worthwhile read!
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:04
Renee Moore
I LOVE re-tellings of classics! Can't wait to read this one.
Sunday, 16 September 2018 20:44
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:42
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Lantern's Ember (Colleen Houck)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     The Lantern's Ember   Read on for more about Colleen Houck, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  The Lantern's Ember !   Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures...
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Olivia F
Congrats to Colleen! I love this cover!!!
Thursday, 06 September 2018 15:45
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Author Chat with Nancy Richardson Fischer (When Elephants Fly), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Nancy Richardson Fischer , author of  When Elephants Fly .     Read on for more about Nancy and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Nancy Richardson Fischer !       Nancy Richardson Fischer is a graduate of Cornell University, a published author...
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Renee Moore
Would love to read this!
Thursday, 06 September 2018 13:56
Kara S
I love the themes raised by this storylines -- meaty, thoughtful stuff!
Saturday, 08 September 2018 05:07
Marisa Fort
The cover is so beautiful! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:41
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Spotlight on Jaclyn and the Beanstalk (Mary Ting), Interview, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Jaclyn and the Beanstalk by Mary Ting!  Read on for more about Mary and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jaclyn and the Beanstalk ! What fate awaits a girl who hears monsters at night… Sixteen-year-old Jaclyn looks up to her...
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Renee Moore
I love, love, LOVE, re-tellings of old fables. Especially when the main character is a strong woman! Beautiful cover.
Thursday, 06 September 2018 13:48
Fedora Chen
Love the sounds of this, and the cover is definitely eyecatching!
Saturday, 08 September 2018 01:02
Marisa Fort
Love the cover, it is beautiful! The synopsis sounds awesome!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:34
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Author Chat with Maggie Ann Martin (To Be Honest), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Maggie Ann Martin , author of  To Be Honest .     Read on for more about Maggie and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Maggie Ann Martin !       Maggie Ann Martin, author of The Big F and To Be Honest,...
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Kara S
I like the boldness of celebrating a plus size body in and of itself on the cover; the synopsis convinces me this will be a compel... Read More
Thursday, 23 August 2018 01:27
Marisa Fort
LOVE the cover! The synopsis sounds so good, can't wait to read!
Monday, 27 August 2018 15:41
Janell Goode
love the cover and the synopsis
Monday, 03 September 2018 15:23
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Author Chat with Jenny Han (To All the Boys I've Loved Before)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jenny Han , author of  To All the Boys I've Loved Before .     Read on for more about Jenny and her book!   Meet Jenny Han !       Jenny Han  is the New York Times bestselling author of  Shug, The Summer...
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